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Natty Bumpo

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About Natty Bumpo

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    Family, Reading, History, silversmithing, furniture building, Old books, photography, sculpting in wood and stone, watercolors
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    Illinois...flyover country as they say...USA
  1. I don't really have anything intelligent to say. I just like your in images John. ?
  2. Very nice work, John. It is a pleasure to see. Godspeed my friend.
  3. Only front. Rear is much less res. I wish I could get this cell phone repair just for the camera. Unfortunately it bricked on me last week . I now have and note 8 which does not have as good a camera in it in my opinion.
  4. This is another view of the northern end of Montes Apenninus. This was taken 24 hours prior to the first image.
  5. Hello RTR. This is a very nice image. I like it a lot. I am using a note8 and do much as you have done here. Although recently I am attempting to use a bracket. So I know what you went through to get this image. :-) Bravo!
  6. This image is a single frame capture. The only post process was to slight increase luminisity with the editor in my Snote 8. Both the original. which was captured on my note4 before it bricked on me last week, and the lum tap are posted here. This was capture behind a Meade LXD75 8 inch SCT with a leica 10X25 HC microscope eyepiece. I usually hand hold, but this time the phone was mounted in a goski mount. I was lucky in sky conditions on this evening.
  7. Imaged 4/27/2018 from central Illinois USA. Samsung note4 cellphone.
  8. That was a lovely, well written narrative of your quest. A great pleasure to read! Thank you.
  9. I spent a couple of hours there last night. It's a great place to hang out.
  10. This is fantastic capture! Could you share details of this capture? Elevation of observing site, atmospheric condition, etc.? Thank you.
  11. Great report. Great observations both. Was able to observe the same from the Midwest USA. The drawings are very beautiful. Thank you. My view was through an 80 millimeter F6 scope. I couldn't go over 96 x before I lost definition. Transparency was wonky here.
  12. Thank you for your report. Appreciate the detail. Very educational to me. I have very little experience here and reading reports of more seasoned observers is very helpful.
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